PICKENS COUNTY NEWS & PRESS RELEASES

  • A Special Showing of 'AGENDA Grinding America Down' at Pickens Tea Party (10/16/2012)
    FREE! October 23 at 7 PM at Chattahoochee Tech School - Appalachian Campus
    The Pickens County Tea Party meeting on October 23, 2012 will feature a special showing of 'AGENDA Grinding America Down' for the benefit of the community. FREE!!! ALL are invited no matter if they are Democrats, Republicans, liberals, conservatives or independents or don't care. Everyone sho... more
  • A Special Showing of 'AGENDA Grinding America Down' at Pickens Tea Party
  • CAUTION URGED ON ROADS TO AVOID DEER THIS AUTUMN - State Agencies Warn of Increased Car-Deer Collisions during Breeding Season (10/16/2012)

    (SOCIAL CIRCLE, Ga.) - With an estimated 50,000 deer-car collisions annually in Georgia, leaders of the state’s wildlife, highway safety and insurance agencies are advising motorists to be cautious of increased deer sightings this fall. “Deer are on the move during this time of year,” said Comm... more
  • CAUTION URGED ON ROADS TO AVOID DEER THIS AUTUMN - State Agencies Warn of Increased Car-Deer Collisions during Breeding Season
  • GDOT Economic Impact Study for the Pickens County Airport (10/16/2012)

    Georgia’s airport system of 104 publicly-owned, public use airports – nine commercial service airports and 95 general aviation airports – are essential to the state’s transportation and economic infrastructure, supporting its diversified industries including technology, manufacturing, distribution, ... more
  • GDOT Economic Impact Study for the Pickens County Airport
  • GEORGIA DOT SEEKS PUBLIC REVIEW AND COMMENT ON ITS FEDERALLY-FUNDED PROJECTS (10/16/2012)
    Public Encouraged to Attend Local Meetings
    (CARTERSVILLE, Ga.) –The Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) is about to present the Draft FY 2013 - 2016 Statewide Transportation Improvement Program (STIP) in Northwest Georgia for public review and comment. The STIP is a four-year program that specifies federally funded transportatio... more
  • GEORGIA DOT SEEKS PUBLIC REVIEW AND COMMENT ON ITS FEDERALLY-FUNDED PROJECTS
  • HUNTERS READY FOR 2012 FIREARMS DEER SEASON BEGINNING OCTOBER 20 (10/16/2012)

    (SOCIAL CIRCLE, Ga.2) - While archery and primitive weapons season occur first, many hunters anxiously wait until the opening day of firearms season to get into the woods. That wait is almost over as firearms deer season begins Saturday, Oct. 20 and lasts through Jan. 1, 2013 in the Northern Zone a... more
  • HUNTERS READY FOR 2012 FIREARMS DEER SEASON BEGINNING OCTOBER 20
  • Low Appraisals Affect Market (10/16/2012)

    Last week I had a closing, finally, which took most of the day, but that was not the first hurdle. REALTORS® are facing a continuing challenge from the appraisal industry. The listing price on this very nice home in Canton was $119,900. It went on the market Thursday, we made a full price offer on ... more
  • Low Appraisals Affect Market
  • Sassafras Literary Exchange Adult Writing Contest Winners Announced (10/16/2012)

    Lynn Turner and Maria Boling, Sassafras Literary Exchange Members, announced the winners of the Second Annual Sassafras Literary Exchange Adult Writing Contest on Saturday, October 6, 2012 at Lee Newton Park’s Center Stage during the Marble Festival. A panel of six judges comprised of published au... more
  • Sassafras Literary Exchange Adult Writing Contest Winners Announced
  • Tater Patch Players Announce Cast and Crew For The Miracle Worker (10/16/2012)

    Director Stan O’Kelley has announced the cast and crew for the upcoming production of The Miracle Worker. The three act play is the story of Helen Keller and her teacher Annie Sullivan. Struck by acute congestion and fever as a small child, Helen becomes deaf and blind. Not knowing how to work wi... more
  • Tater Patch Players Announce Cast and Crew For The Miracle Worker
  • TURN IN POACHERS AND MAKE THEM PAY-Governor Nathan Deal Signs Proclamation Supporting “Turn in Poachers Day” (10/16/2012)

    (SOCIAL CIRCLE, Ga.)-Not only is Saturday, Oct. 20 the opening day of firearms deer season, it also is officially recognized as Turn In Poachers Day in Georgia according to a proclamation recently signed by Gov. Nathan Deal. According to the 'Turn In Poachers' proclamation, “the ownership of all... more
  • TURN IN POACHERS AND MAKE THEM PAY-Governor Nathan Deal Signs Proclamation Supporting “Turn in Poachers Day”
  • Winter Care for Pets (10/16/2012)

    It’s getting cold outside! Whether your pet lives outside year round, or never puts one paw outside, there are some precautions to take as the weather gets colder. From wind chill factor to fire hazards, here are a few tips on keeping your pet safe in the fall and winter. Some breeds, such as Al... more
  • Winter Care for Pets
  • CARES July-September Newsletter 2012 (10/15/2012)

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  • CARES July-September Newsletter 2012
  • HUNTERS URGED TO “ACTT” FOR FIREARMS SAFETY (10/15/2012)

    (SOCIAL CIRCLE, Ga.) - During the most recent hunting season, Georgia reported 36 hunting incidents, 16 of which involved firearms. With the upcoming Oct. 20 opening of firearms deer season, hunters are encouraged to review the ‘Four Primary Rules of Firearms Safety’ before heading to the woods. ... more
  • HUNTERS URGED TO “ACTT” FOR FIREARMS SAFETY
  • World-renowned Banks and Shane will entertain at Good Samaritan Hoedown (10/15/2012)

    Banks and Shane, a “high-energy, hard-kicking, blow-the-roof-off band” that has had capacity crowds around the world dancing in the aisles will be in Jasper on Oct. 20 at the Good Samaritan Hoedown. The goal of the Hoedown is to raise $50,000 for the Good Samaritan Health and Wellness Center, wi... more
  • World-renowned Banks and Shane will entertain at Good Samaritan Hoedown
  • Big Canoe Oktoberfest (10/13/2012)

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  • Big Canoe Oktoberfest
  • Seventy-five vaccinated at Pickens Drive-by Flu Shot Clinic (10/11/2012)

    Pickens County Nurse Manager Sandy Singleton commends the 75 residents who were vaccinated at the Pickens County Health Department Drive-by Flu Shot Clinic today at Mt. Zion Baptist Church in Jasper. “These folks are now better prepared to face the flu season,” Singleton said. "Not only did they ... more
  • Seventy-five vaccinated at Pickens Drive-by Flu Shot Clinic

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